Woman accused of hitting trooper’s car pleads guilty to two charges

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Courtesy: Indiana State Police

BOONVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – A woman accused of driving the wrong way and hitting an Indiana State Police Trooper’s car has entered a plea of guilty to charges of resisting law enforcement and operating a vehicle with an Alcohol Concentration Equivalent (ACE) of .15 or more.

Angela Ayer, 52, was arrested at the scene of the accident back in July.

State police said they received a report of a wrong-way driving in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64, east of Lynnville before attempting to stop Ayer.

ISP said Ayer failed to stop and hit that trooper’s car.

The trooper was not hurt.

According to ISP, Ayer had a blood alcohol level of .23.

The court imposed a sentence of one year for the resisting law enforcement charge and one year for the operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more. Those counts will run concurrent to one another and are suspended to reporting probation.

As part of probation, Ayer will have to submit to substance abuse evaluation and undergo any subsequent treatment deemed necessary.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 18, 2019)

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